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About FME    |   January 23, 2015   |   By Dale Lutz

A Week of Geospatial Change seen through a HoloLens

One week ago we released FME 2015.0 and I blogged about how 2015 is likely to be a year of great changes. Let’s quickly see how we’re doing one week in. Well, on Tuesday, Google shocked pretty much everyone and ended a multi-year foray into the enterprise spatial data management realm by announcing the imminent […]

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Dale Lutz
DATA
About Data    |   January 20, 2015   |   By Tiana Warner

6 Google Maps Engine Alternatives

Google has announced that they’re ending support for Google Maps Engine. If you’ve used Google Maps Engine to store your vector and raster data, you should be aware that your GME data will disappear on January 29, 2016. No better time than the present to migrate your geographic data to a replacement Maps Engine solution. But […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   January 15, 2015   |   By Dale Lutz

FME 2015: Ready for a Year of Change

“Change is the only constant in life”. So wrote the Greek philosopher Heraclitus roughly 2600 years ago. I wonder what he’d make of 2015, even only two weeks in. Energy prices defying common wisdom and falling to multi-year lows, with differing impacts on government, corporate, and personal budgets. Companies and governments scrambling in aftermath of […]

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Dale Lutz
FME
About FME    |      |   By Mark Ireland

What’s Great in FME Desktop 2015

Below is a technical summary of all the new and updated applications, functionality, and formats in FME Desktop 2015. See a general overview of what’s new at safe.com/fme/new/, and be sure to join our upcoming webinars that take a closer look into the new FME Desktop and FME Server. Details on what’s great in the new FME Server / FME […]

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Mark Ireland
FME
About FME    |   December 19, 2014   |   By Tiana Warner

Top 3 Everything FME of 2014

To close out 2014, we’ve compiled our most popular resources of the year, including videos, articles, and graphics. We included a few FME usage statistics, and even our favourite fun moments of 2014. Browse through the interactive slides to see the resources, and/or read through the list below. Top webinars 5 Tips to Become an Esri Geodatabase Power User […]

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Tiana Warner
FME
About FME    |   December 18, 2014   |   By Aaron Koning

The Top Influencer for FME Server 2015? You!

Each year at this time we send out a survey asking for feedback on FME Server. Your feedback is crucial in shaping our focus for the coming year. In combination with existing enhancement requests that you’ve provided, the survey results directly impact efforts in development, knowledge base, marketing, education and documentation. This year I’m asking you to again […]

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Aaron Koning
FME
About FME    |   December 12, 2014   |   By Dale Lutz

FME Service Packs: The Dawning of the Age of .0

Hot on the heels of the Esri release of ArcGIS 10.3, a new service pack for FME 2014 is now available. FME 2014 SP5 adds support for ArcGIS 10.3, among other minor updates for FME Desktop. Download it at safe.com/download. So ok, we lied. FME 2014 SP4 was not the last service pack of the […]

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Dale Lutz
USER
About Our Customers    |   December 4, 2014   |   By Kris Majury

125,000 MPH Railways!

In which a large railway uses FME Server to build a real-time message broadcasting service to handle 3,000,000 messages per day – and yes, that is 125,000 Messages Per Hour.

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Kris Majury
DATA
About Data    |   December 2, 2014   |   By Dale Lutz

The State (+ Future) of BIM and GIS Interoperability

If we were in the habit of choosing a “Word of the Year” around here at Safe, “BIM” would be a strong contender for 2014. This week, as Autodesk University kicks into gear, I expect it will be front and center, as it has been recently at a number of conferences Safers have attended. BIM […]

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Dale Lutz
DATA
About Data    |      |   By Dale Lutz

GIS Users On BIM Adoption (Infographic)

In a recent online survey, Safe customers weighed in on the current and future states of BIM and GIS. These selected results reflect the answers of respondents with a GIS background. For my thoughts on the survey results, check out The State (+ Future) of BIM and GIS Interoperability.  

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Dale Lutz